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Theory of mind learned through ABA

social skills program


Children in 1st to 3rd grade of elementary school


Understand theory of mind concepts and learn social skills through practical activities

 ‘Learning Theory of Mind through ABA’, a curriculum that will be conducted as a social program,
We are participating as advisors in a total of three research institutes, including Simple Step ABA.


Who can participate:

1st to 3rd grade of elementary school


purpose :

​Improved social skills

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When to start:

Saturday, October 14, 23



period :

Total 8 weeks

Translator: ‘Lee Ji-su BCBA’

​This social skills program was conducted at Pinnacle Academy, a private alternative school in the United States.

Using evidence-based treatment techniques such as video modeling, matching, direct teaching, and urging,

This is a program that has proven effectiveness.

Apply for social skills program

If you would like to participate, please leave your child's name and date of birth via text message. ​We will contact you after confirmation.

  • Application QR code

weekly goal

8 weeks of training based on ‘Theory of Mind Learning through ABA’Riculum

We conduct various activities to learn theory of mind based on cognitive behavioral therapy and ABA behavioral principles.

Week 1

What is the name of my emotion?

Week 3

look into my eyes

Week 5

I am a great detective

Week 7

Questions are flowing along the net.

Week 2

I feel like this

Week 4

Look for similarities and differences

Week 6

Become someone else

Week 8

How do you look?

수업에서 발표

Advantages of Simple Step ABA social skills program

What is theory of mind?

 Theory of Mind (ToM) refers to the ability to understand and predict other people's minds, emotions, thoughts, intentions, and beliefs. It plays an important role in developing and improving interpersonal relationships, social interaction, communication, problem solving, emotional regulation, and empathy.

What do you teach

​Professor Area

* Joint attention: Initiating interaction, exchanging and maintaining eye contact

* Imitation: The ability to imitate the actions of others

* Recognition: Recognize emotions, express them verbally, distinguish and recognize emotional clues from others

* Eye tracking: The ability to follow other people’s gaze and understand their intentions.

* Perspective: Accept that others may think and feel differently than you.

* Predicting: Ability to infer from presented situational information

* Social questions: Ability to ask questions to obtain social information

* Behavior matching: Ability to recognize whether a behavior is appropriate for the situation or not

* Self-evaluation: Ability to evaluate one's own behavior and modify it to better behavior

Schedule, location, application method

* Date and time: Saturday, October 21, 2023 ~ December 9, 2023 (total of 8 sessions)
* Location: Simple Step ABA (Seocho-gu, Seoul), ABA Playground (Wirye), Everyone’s ABA (Gwangmyeong)
* Recruitment deadline: Apply until October 14, 2023
* Number of people and therapist-to-child ratio: 1st to 3rd grade elementary school students, total 4 people / 2 to 1
* Training fee: 50,000 won per session
* How to apply: Fill out Google form - QR code

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